Picked up at the airport and driven to my hotel mercure AAN DE A Amsteram. I was told the fare would be around 30 euros from the information desk and the hotel. The driver did meter, however charged me 56 euros, as he must have driven me around. When I went into the hotel, they agreed the fare too high and tried to contact the driver and company, no response. This occurred on 1/25/08 around 10 am. Driver was from Spain, named Mario. Driving a silver blue mercedes. TaxiCentrale was the company, tel 6 77 77 77 receipt number 299889- he failed to provide an amount on my receipt.